Mohamed Desouki, MD, PhD Mohamed Desouki, MD, PhD

Mohamed Desouki


Specializing In:

Gynecologic Pathology Breast Pathology

Special Interests:

Endometrial Cancer Ovarian Cancer Breast Cancer

About Mohamed Desouki


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Associate Professor of Oncology
  • Department of Pathology

Jacobs School Of Medicine And Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo

  • Associate Professor of Pathology


Education and Training:

  • 1996-2000 - PhD - Pathology of Endometrial Cancer, The University of Cairo, Egypt
  • 1983-1989 - MD - Surgical Pathology, The University of Cairo, Egypt


  • 2007-2011 - Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Charleston, SC


  • 2011-2012 - Gynecologic and Breast Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Professional Memberships:

  • College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • International Society of Gynecologic Pathology (ISGP)

Honors & Awards:

  • Clinical & Translational Research Enhancement Awards
  • The Breast Journal Award (first place) for the Research entitled “Molecular Changes Associated with Early Breast Cancer Progression”
  • The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Basic Science Scholars Award for the research entitled “DNA copy number changes associated with breast cancer metastasis to axillary lymph nodes


  1. Breast Cancer: Advances in Surgical Pathology. Author and editor. Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Series editor Philip T. Cagle and Timothy C Allen. ISBN-10: 1451191715.
  2. Straub MM, Podoll MB, David SN, Wiesner GL, Desouki MM: Subsequent breast and high grade serous carcinomas after risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in BRCA mutation carriers and patients with history of breast cancer. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2018.
  3. Desouki MM, Li Z, Hameed O, Fadare O: Intraoperative pathologic consultation on hysterectomy specimens for endometrial cancer: an assessment of the accuracy of frozen sections, “gross only” evaluations, and obtaining random sections of a grossly “normal” endometrium. AJCP 2017 Oct 1;148(4).
  4. Desouki MM, Chamberlain BK, Li Z. The role of immunohistochemistry in the evaluation of gynecologic pathology part 2: a comparative study between two academic institutes. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2015 Oct;19(5):296-300.
  5. Desouki MM, Liao S, Huang H, Conroy J, Nowak NJ, Shepherd L, Gaile DP, Geradts J. Identification of metastasis-associated breast cancer genes using a high-resolution whole genome profiling approach. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2011 May;137(5):795-809.